Keeping the Heart has ratings and 46 reviews. John said: This book rocked my world. It showed me how distracted my heart is, and how prone I am to wa. Table of Contents. Chapter 1. Proverbs , The Text Explained. Chapter 2. Duties Included in Keeping the Heart. Chapter 3. Reasons Why this Should be the. Keeping the Heart. How to maintain your love for God. JOHN FLAVEL. Keeping the Heart- 3. 16/07/

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Wonderful book with a very beneficial and timeless topic for daily living. Layater on the thee, will have the word taken kee;ing a besieged garrison, beset by many enemies with out, and in danger of being betrayed by treacherous citizens within, in which danger the soldiers, upon pain of death, are commanded to watch; and though the expression, Keep thy heart, seems to put it upon us as our work, yet it does not imply a sufficiency in us to do it.

I read this on my Kindle and liked it so much that I wanted a hard copy. Sep 07, Brian rated it really liked it Shelves: Your own discontent is that which arms your troubles with a sting; you make your burden f,avel by struggling under it. Keeping the heart when sufferings for religion are laid upon us.


Because he will bring you to heaven by a nearer way than you are willing to go? I had no way to know this. Duties included in keeping the heart.

Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. But what say you to pardon of sin; interest in Christ; the covenant of promise; falvel an eternity of happiness in the presence of God, after a few days are over? Buy the selected items together This item: You must learn to wield the sword of the S oh. The hour of temptation Pages with related products. Prayer and the heart are meant to be together.

Jun 19, Guy Lancour rated it really liked it. He died suddenly of paralysis at Exeter on 26 Juneand was buried in Dartmouth churchyard. He provides wisdom for believers to “keep their hearts” in these various seasons of life.

We may as well be our own saviours, as our own keepers; and yet Solomon speaks kdeping enough, when he says, Keep thy heart; because the duty is ours, though the power be God’s. To shuffle over religious duties with a loose and heedless spirit will cost no great pains; but to set yourself before the Lord and tie up your loose and vain thoughts to a constant and serious attendance upon him; this will cost you something.

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Whitfield, Spurgeon, Archibald Alexander, etc. Though the world be in your hands, let it not banish Christ out of your hearts. See and discover other items: Practical application and so many good things that I practically underlined the whole book. Is my heart being corrected as well? After opening the book by discussing the heart, and what he intends by “keeping” it the majority of the book is given to admonitions tailored to specific seasons when this is necessary e.


I think most would be hard-pressed to identify a moment in life when they couldn’t identify with one of the issues that Flavel unpacked.

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Heart is not here taken properly, for that noble part of the body, which philosophers call “the first that lives, and the last that dies;” but by heart, in a metaphor, the scripture sometimes understands some particular noble faculty of the soul. It showed me how distracted my heart is, and how prone I am to wander. When we are warned by sickness that our dissolution is at hand East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. On 17 Octoberafter examination and the preaching of a ‘trial sermon,’ he was ordained Mr.

Not the bodily artery, but the seat of all our emotions, desires, affections, words and actions.